According to LANDIS, beginning at the end of the month, Landis will have a town manager who is serving in an interim capacity.
At a special meeting held on Thursday, the Board of Aldermen of Landis came to the conclusion that Phil Conrad should be appointed interim town manager to replace Diane Seaford, who is resigning from her position.
Conrad was ecstatic about the prospects of working with the city of Landis because he saw a lot of potential in doing so. “In the process that the board is going through to hire a full-time manager for the town, I believe there are a lot of potential to collaborate with the board. I can’t wait to start working with everyone at Landis and to get to know them all personally.
Rowan County Mourns the Loss of a Beloved Teacher
A little over 20 years have passed around the time when Conrad relocated to Rowan County. In the past, he was employed in Granite Quarry on a full-time basis as the town manager. His wife is a teacher at the primary school in Rockwell’s Shive, where the couple has made their home.
The Mayor, Meredith Bare Smith, was quoted as saying, “I believe that’s a terrific option.” Despite the fact that Diane Seaford will be sorely missed, it is time for us to move on.
Darrell Overcash, an alderman, was quoted as saying, “We’re excited to see where we’re heading.” I believe that he will be of assistance to our team. We are going to miss Diane, but we understand why she has made the decision to move on. “Today is difficult, but time goes on.” The duration of the terms of the contract for Conrad will run through the end of March 2019.
Conrad to serve as interim manager for fiscal year 2022-2023
He became the town’s interim manager after signing a contract to that effect. “implement the fiscal year 2022-2023 town budget based on input from the town department heads and town Board of Aldermen,” read the clause that was considered to be the most essential portion of the contract.
According to the terms of the deal, Conrad will receive a wage of $55 per hour. If Conrad works for the town for at least 20 hours per week, the town will make a matching contribution to the local government retirement system on his behalf equal to the amount he has contributed.
The amount of work that is available will determine the number of hours that he works each week. It is possible that the times shown below will change during the month of December due to holidays, illness, or other personal obligations.
In addition to his time spent working in Granite Quarry, Conrad has served as interim town manager in East Spencer as well as a few other municipalities located within Rowan County.
Conrad attended Davidson College and earned a master’s degree in city planning after completing his undergraduate degree there. In addition to that, he is a well-known planner all throughout the country. They are now Mr. and Mrs. Melissa Bunch Conrad. They have two children, both of whom graduated from Jesse Carson High School and are currently studying at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Landis Board of Aldermen Moves Forward With Seaford Project Despite Setbacks
On Monday, the Landis Board of Aldermen reached a consensus to forward the completion of the Seaford project, despite the fact that it wasn’t meant to be finished until the next year. Because to this, Seaford will close its doors permanently at the end of business on November 29. During the meeting on Monday, Seaford gave his farewells.
Seaford expressed his gratitude to the town staff for all of their hard work by stating, “This is my last board meeting, so I wanted to take a few minutes to thank them for everything they’ve done.”
“ The 29th of November will be my final day of employment with the town. I would like to use this opportunity to express my gratitude to the town’s inhabitants, its administrative team, and its whole staff for the assistance they have provided to me and the board over the past few years.
Being a part of this community has been a wonderful privilege for me. I can’t wait to witness the further expansion and prosperity of the town as well as the improvement in the quality of the services it offers to its residents.
I have no doubt that you will be able to locate someone who will be able to take over for me, and I am grateful that I had the opportunity to collaborate with you.
Overcash expressed gratitude to the company for all of their efforts and presence, telling them, “Thank you for moving us from where we were to where we are now.” It seems like you left us in capable hands, and things are going in a lot more positive direction now. I hope you do well.”
Katie Sells, a member of the board, addressed Diane with tears in her eyes and said, “Many, many thanks for everything you’ve done for the benefit of this city. You have been of great assistance to us in a relatively short period of time. I will never stop appreciating our relationship, and I will always wish the very best for you.”
Alderman Tony Corriher Appreciates Initiatives in the Community
According to Alderman Tony Corriher, these initiatives are very much appreciated in the community. You could have added a few years to your life expectancy if a number of circumstances had been different.
Ashley Stewart, who serves as Mayor Pro Tem, has expressed his hope that Seaford would maintain its current level of success.
Stewart had high hopes that the “professional and personal adventures” of his family would play out just how he had envisioned them. It is really clear how much of an impact you’ve had on the situation.
You should be aware that your friends and family in Landis are going to miss you very much. It’s going to be great getting to know you and working with you at the same time.”
Smith stated that his organisation had “gone from a horrible low place to a greater position,” and as a result, he was grateful that they had been given the opportunity to improve themselves. You are going to be much missed by a lot of people.